Contributed by Maine Historical Society
This crazy quilt was made by Carrie P. Leighton of Camden in 1886. It includes pieces of satin, velvet and silk put together in colorful diamond-shaped pieces that were then fastened together.
This quilt includes embroidery, painting, and puffed flowers. One diamond has a date and another, Carrie P. Leighton's initials.
About This Item
- Title: Crazy quilt, Camden, 1886
- Creator: Leighton, Carrie P.
- Creation Date: 1886
- Subject Date: 1886
- Town: Camden
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: satin, velvet, silk
- Dimensions: 133 cm x 119 cm
- Local Code: 2001.208
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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